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course plan

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week 1

Menu

Pasta week: pumpkin ravioli with pesto using handmade red, green and yellow egg pasta, tagliatelle with mushroom carbonara.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 15th June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To understand which wheat flour can be used for what purpose; to make fresh egg and egg-free pasta dough, to roll out various shaped pasta; to make several pasta sauces using seasonal ingredients.

 

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up all kinds of pasta shapes including flat pasta for lasagne or cannelloni, thin pasta such as tagliatelli and filled pasta such as tortellini and ravioli.

week 1

Menu

Pasta week: pumpkin ravioli with pesto using handmade red, green and yellow egg pasta, tagliatelle with mushroom carbonara.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 15th June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To understand which wheat flour can be used for what purpose; to make fresh egg and egg-free pasta dough, to roll out various shaped pasta; to make several pasta sauces using seasonal ingredients.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up all kinds of pasta shapes including flat pasta for lasagne or cannelloni, thin pasta such as tagliatelli and filled pasta such as tortellini and ravioli.

week 1

Menu

Pasta week: pumpkin ravioli with pesto using handmade red, green and yellow egg pasta, tagliatelle with mushroom carbonara.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 15th June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To understand which wheat flour can be used for what purpose; to make fresh egg and egg-free pasta dough, to roll out various shaped pasta; to make several pasta sauces using seasonal ingredients.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up all kinds of pasta shapes including flat pasta for lasagne or cannelloni, thin pasta such as tagliatelli and filled pasta such as tortellini and ravioli.

week 2

Menu

Potatoes 3 different ways: Gnocchi, Rosti and fondant potatoes.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To understand what potato varieties are available in New Zealand and what to use them for; to understand the common cooking method for potatoes; to make 3 unusual potato dishes.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up homemade gnocchi with mushroom carbonara sauce or beetroot rosti. 

week 2

Menu

Potatoes 3 different ways: Gnocchi, Rosti and fondant potatoes.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To understand what potato varieties are available in New Zealand and what to use them for; to understand the common cooking method for potatoes; to make 3 unusual potato dishes.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up spicy meatballs with spaghetti or an oven-baked meat-loaf.

week 2

Menu

Potatoes 3 different ways: Gnocchi, Rosti and Fondant potatoes.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To understand what potato varieties are available in New Zealand and what to use them for; to understand the common cooking method for potatoes; to make 3 unusual potato dishes.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up homemade gnocchi with mushroom carbonara sauce or beetroot rosti. 

week 3

Menu

Laminated pastry week: homemade sausage rolls using rough puff pastry and our own freshly minced pork filling.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To introduce the 3 different laminated pastry doughs, their uses and pitfalls; to prepare and cook rough puff pastry; to mince and mix our own pork filling.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up custard slices, apple turnovers or pork meatballs.

week 3

Menu

Laminated pastry week: homemade sausage rolls using rough puff pastry and our own freshly minced pork filling.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To introduce the 3 different laminated pastry doughs, their uses and pitfalls; to prepare and cook rough puff pastry; to mince and mix our own pork filling.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up custard slices, apple turnovers or pork meatballs.

week 3

Menu

Laminated pastry week: homemade sausage rolls using rough puff pastry and our own freshly minced pork filling.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

To introduce the 3 different laminated pastry doughs, their uses and pitfalls; to prepare and cook rough puff pastry; to mince and mix our own pork filling.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving up custard slices, apple turnovers or pork meatballs.

week 4

Menu

Raised Chicken & Cranberry Pie using hot water crust pastry.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 6th July 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

How to make and cook hot watercrust pastry; to explore and cook various fillings for raised pies.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving a Melton Mowbray pork pie or a Duck and Game lattice pie.

week 4

Menu

Raised Chicken & Cranberry Pie using hot water crust pastry.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 6th July 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

How to make and cook hot watercrust pastry; to explore and cook various fillings for raised pies.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving a Melton Mowbray pork pie or a Duck and Game lattice pie.

week 4

Menu

Raised Chicken & Cranberry Pie using hot water crust pastry.

Class duration

2 hours

when & Where

6pm on Tuesday 6th July 2021 at Kamo High School, Wilkinson Ave, Kamo. 

Signs will direct you to the correct classroom.

There is a map of the school available on the CEW website.

Level

Beginners/Intermediate

Learning outcomes

How to make and cook hot watercrust pastry; to explore and cook various fillings for raised pies.

Stepping stones

This class will give you the confidence to vary the menu and ‘pimp it up’ for a special occasion, ‘dress it down’ for a meal in minutes or ‘shake it up’ and extend your repertoire by using different ingredients and cooking methods.

By the end of the course, you could be serving a Melton Mowbray pork pie or a Duck and Game lattice pie.